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Fragile state index, 0 (low) - 120 (high), 2023:

The average for 2023 based on 20 countries was 66.45 index points. The highest value was in Haiti: 102.9 index points and the lowest value was in Uruguay: 34.4 index points. The indicator is available from 2007 to 2023. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: index points; Source: Fund for Peace
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Countries Fragile state index, 2023 Global rank Available data
Haiti 102.9 1 2007 - 2023
Venezuela 90.5 2 2007 - 2023
Honduras 79.6 3 2007 - 2023
Colombia 78.1 4 2007 - 2023
Nicaragua 77.7 5 2007 - 2023
Guatemala 77.3 6 2007 - 2023
Brazil 74.5 7 2007 - 2023
Peru 73.1 8 2007 - 2023
Bolivia 70.7 9 2007 - 2023
Mexico 69.8 10 2007 - 2023
Ecuador 69.4 11 2007 - 2023
El Salvador 69.3 12 2007 - 2023
Paraguay 63.7 13 2007 - 2023
Domin. Rep. 60.8 14 2007 - 2023
Cuba 59.5 15 2007 - 2023
Panama 48.7 16 2007 - 2023
Argentina 46.4 17 2007 - 2023
Chile 42.2 18 2007 - 2023
Costa Rica 40.4 19 2007 - 2023
Uruguay 34.4 20 2007 - 2023



Definition: The Fragile States Index measures the vulnerability in pre-conflict, active conflict and post-conflict situations. The index comprises twelve conflict risk indicators that are used to measure the condition of a state at any given moment: security apparatus, factionalized elites, group grievance, economic decline, uneven economic development, human flight and brain drain, state legitimacy, public services, human rights and rule of law, demographic pressures, refugees and IDPs, and external intervention. The higher the value of the index, the more "fragile" the country is.

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